Welcome back to The Whale Theatre! After a long interval of almost 6 months, we’re thrilled to be back for the “Second Act” and we can’t wait to see you all again! Things will be a bit different, so please read our “Second Act Charter” in full before booking your tickets and check it again before attending a show.
This is a socially distanced performance which adheres to current Covid-19 guidelines. There will be a maximum of 40 tickets available and new policies and procedures will be in place at the theatre. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Radlov and Adrian Piotrovski (after William Shakespeare)
Cast Ekaterina Krysanova (Juliet), Vladislav Lantratov (Romeo), Igor Tsvirko (Mercutio), Dmitry Dorokhov (Benvolio), Vitaly Biktimirov (Tybalt), and the Bolshoi Corps de ballet
Despite their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and Montagues will cost Romeo his best friend’s life, causing him to seek revenge…
About the ballet
The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev a remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight.